Act Iconic!

Look for these icons to make your specifications easier. Finding them is quick assurance that fabrics have met the rigors of ACT’s Voluntary Performance Guidelines.

Since 1985, the Association for Contract Textiles (ACT) has served as the industry’s most trusted and reliable resource for textile information.


The measurement of a fabric’s performance when it is exposed to specific sources of ignition.

Wet & Dry Crocking

Transfer of dye from the surface of a dyed or printed fabric onto another surface by rubbing.

Colorfastness to Light

A material’s degree of resistance to the fading effect of light.

Physical Properties

Key factors in assessing overall durability of a fabric vary depending on the fabric construction.


The surface wear of a fabric caused by friction.

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